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2,380 itemsWelcome to CD and DVD Coverdisc Collection

In the early years of home computer ownership, magazines and newsletters might come bundled with a floppy disk to make it easier to load up programs discussed within their pages. These attached floppies (and cassettes as well) might have one or two programs on them.

After the dawn of CD-ROMs, packed-in CD-ROMs (and later DVD-ROMs) expanded out into lauded utilities and games, and also included drivers, demos, promotional material (including game trailers), and ultimately could be entire productions in themselves, providing menu-driven access to software with the magazine just referencing what was in the included CD-ROM. Pure CD-ROM and DVD-ROM magazines have also flourished to various degree.

This very large collection of cover disc images and files provides invaluable assistance to historical research, access to long-gone game and software company material, and early steps for genres of software that either took root or disappeared.

In many cases, the CD-ROM images can be browsed online, and individual files pulled from them.
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Amiga Dream Cover CDs (French)
Amiga Dream est la première publication du groupe Posse Press (également éditeur de PC Team). Elle a été créée à l'époque par Romain Canonge, ancien journaliste d'Amiga Revue, Francis...
20 items
Amiga Format Magazine Coverdiscs
Cover CD-ROMs from Amiga Format magazine.
56 items
Chip CD-ROM Collection (Polish)
A collection of Polish-language cover CD-ROMs containing shareware and programs.
92 items
Computer Gaming World Coverdiscs
A collection of Cover CD-ROMs from Computer Gaming World magazine.
48 items
CU Amiga Magazine Coverdiscs
Cover CD-ROMs from CU Amiga magazine.
27 items
Fun Online CD-ROM Coverdiscs
Fun Online is a series of German-language CD-ROMs.
12 items
GameStar CD-ROM CoverDiscs
GameStar is a monthly released PC computer game magazine, published by the IDG Entertainment Media GmbH in Germany. In 2008 it had an average monthly circulation of 250,000 copies and is therefore...
36 items
Inside MultiMedia CD-ROM
Inside Multi-Media is a collection of CD-ROMs released by Tronic-Verlag (German) through the 1990s. Containing music, graphics, and design software, multiple CD-ROMs were released over years.
23 items
Linux Format Magazine DVD-ROMs
Linux Format was the UK's first Linux-specific magazine, and is currently the best-selling Linux title in the UK. It is also exported to many countries worldwide. It is published by Future Publishing...
93 items
Linux Magazine CD-ROM Collection
Linux Pro Magazine keeps the emphasis on real-life, practical techniques, which has helped make it one of the fastest growing Linux magazines worldwide. Linux Magazine (ISSN 1471-5678, aka Linux...
31 items
MacAddict Coverdiscs
MacAddict was the first North American magazine focused on the Macintosh to include a CD-ROM with every issue. MacAddict's discs included shareware and demo programs, but also came with other added...
131 items
A collection of CD-ROMs from NET Power magazine.
16 items
PC Action CD-ROM Cover Discs
Die PC Action (kurz PCA) war ein deutsches PC-Spiele-Magazin, herausgegeben von der Computec Media AG in Fürth. Die PC Action erschien monatlich, normalerweise am zweiten Mittwoch jeden Monats, und...
42 items
PC Gamer Magazine Cover Disc Collection
PC Gamer is a magazine founded in Britain in 1993 devoted to PC gaming and published monthly by Future plc. The magazine has several regional editions, with the UK and US editions becoming the best...
253 items
PC Joker Cover CD-ROM
Der PC Joker war die erste Computerspiele-Zeitschrift für IBM-PC-kompatible Computer, die wie der Amiga Joker im Joker-Verlag erschien. Der Verlag hatte seinen Sitz in Haar (bei München)....
9 items
PC Online Cover Discs
Cover CD-ROM and DVD-ROMs from PC Online Magazine.
11 items
PC Spiel CD-ROM Cover Discs
A collection of cover CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs from PC Spiel Magazine, a German-language computer magazine published in the 1990s.
22 items
PC Zone and CD Zone CDs
PC Zone, founded in 1993, was the first magazine dedicated to games for IBM-compatible personal computers to be published in the United Kingdom. Earlier PC magazines such as PC Leisure, PC Format and...
58 items
Power Play CD-ROM Cover Discs
Cover CD-ROMs from Power Play Magazine.
64 items
Powerdrive CD
Cover CD-ROMs from Power Drive Magazine.
20 items
Riki Cover CD-ROM and Floppies
Riki is a Polish computer magazine which included cover CD-ROMs (and floppy disks) through their years of publication.
20 items
Score Magazine CD-ROM
A collection of CD-ROM based magazine issues.
14 items
Secret Service Magazine Coverdiscs
CD-ROMs from the Polish Computer Magazine "Secret Service".
43 items
The Gambler Magazine Cover CD-ROM Collection
Gambler Magazine is a polish-language technology magazine with cover CD-ROMs. This is a collection of images of these CD-ROMs.
53 items
The Games Machine Magazine (CD and DVDs)
The Games Machine, also known by the acronym TGM, is an Italian Video game magazine. The magazine features previews, reviews, and cheat codes for computer games. Launched in September 1988 as the...
171 items

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